Differences between resource manager and Terraform¶
- Format of the Terraform configuration management file (HCL)
- tfstate file format
- Resource access and automatic execution to the remote environment (for example, remote-exec in provisioner)
- Simultaneous processing in multiple zones
Differences between Terraform for SAKURA Cloud and resource manager¶
Terraform for SAKURA Cloud is a plug-in (created by Kazumichi Yamamoto ) intended for Terraform that was developed as an open source by the user community. It is an officially-recognized tool of SAKURA internet.
Differences with Terraform Enterprise¶
Terraform Enterprise (hereinafter “TFE”) is an enterprise service provided by HashiCorp. Configuration manager and Terraform can only manage a single environment via the browser or the command line. TFE possesses a function group for joint management of infrastructure in organizations and groups. In addition to management of infrastructure resources, it is also possible to perform integrated management of multiple infrastructure conditions via the browser, to share variables among multiple environments, etc.